• These two teams have won three times each and drawn once over their last seven Serie A meetings.
  • However, Atalanta have failed to score in four of their last five league games against Sampdoria.
  • These two sides haven't drawn over their last 14 clashes at the Marassi: the Blucerchiati lead by nine wins to five.
  • Since 1975, only once have Sampdoria won only one of their first eight games of the season - in 2008/09 when they finished 13th in the table.
  • Atalanta have won their last three Serie A games, after they had lost all of the previous three.
  • Atalanta have also won the last away game, after losing five in a row on the road.
  • Atalanta and Sampdoria are yet to score in the opening 15 minutes of play this season.
  • Sampdoria's last three goals have been scored from the penalty spot (two by Eder, one by Pozzi).